Youghal Man Peter Connon, who was rescued with members of his family on Easter Monday after their sailing crafts capsized.  Pictured with him are volunteer lifeboat crew from Youghal Erik Brooks and Liam Keogh who were involved in the rescue. Photograph:Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A father of three has spoken of his admiration and gratitude for the RNLI after they saved him and four teenagers who were thrown into the sea when th(...)

The crew from the Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat Station rescued a young surfer on Saturday afternoon

A surfer was rescued on Saturday afternoon after getting into difficulty off the west Cork coast. The young man was in difficulty for almost 45 minut(...)

The ‘Lily B’ cargo ship was drifting close to Hook Head. Photograph: Dunmore East RNLI lifeboat

Nine members of a stricken freighter are recovering following a major rescue operation involving three RNLI lifeboats and the Irish Coast Guard in sto(...)

 The Lily B freighter had sailed from Brunsbüttel at the mouth of the Elbe in northern Germany to Waterford when it lost power coming out of Waterford port. Photograph: Causeway Coast Community/Twitter

A major rescue operation is under way off the southeast coast to prevent a freighter, with nine crew aboard, from drifting on to rocks after it lost p(...)

The Blasket Islands viewed from Dunmore Head. Photograph: Bjørn Christian Tørrissen/Wikimedia Commons

A search is continuing for a 46-year-old Spanish fisherman who fell overboard from a Spanish trawler fishing south west of the Blasket Islands on Wedn(...)